Janna Louise Pierce

January 22, 1964April 27, 2013

Janna lived a full life in her short 49 yrs. She competed in Special Olympics at local and regional events for 15 plus years. Janna worked at North Shores in San Diego as well as the ARC of North County. She loved volunteering and recently was recognized as an outstanding volunteer for the San Marcos Senior center. Janna also volunteered for Brother Beno’s in Oceanside, and Carlsbad Animal Shelter.

Janna loved family and especially enjoyed weekends together with her niece Jennifer, shopping, getting manicures, and dining out. Janna was known by many as a “Fashionista”, and loved dressing up. Janna made friends easily and never met a stranger.

Janna was a good traveler. She visited Australia, China, Las Vegas, and enjoyed going on an Alaskan cruise.

Janna was preceded in death by her parents George and Donalee Pierce.

Janna is survived by 3 brothers and 3 sisters. Ray Pierce of Santee, Bob Walke of Flowermound, Texas and Darrick Pierce of San Diego. Sisters, Shelley DeJong of Kiowa CO, Sue Long of San Diego and Georgann Brandenburg of Del Cerro. Janna also leaves behind 5 nieces 2 nephews and 3 great nephews.

Family is requesting donations be made in Janna’s name to The ARC of North County in lieu of flowers. 1336 Rancheros Drive, Suite 100, San Marcos CA 92069.


  • Visitation Thursday, May 2, 2013
  • Funeral Service Friday, May 3, 2013
  • Graveside Service Friday, May 3, 2013

Janna Louise Pierce

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Denise hernandez

May 6, 2013

Janna you will be missed each and everyday your bright smile and your great attitude also your warm hugs till we meet again
Miss you Denise

Ray Pierce

May 3, 2013

You brought joy into all of our lives, Janna. We love you and will miss you terribly. I will especially miss our monthly luncheon dates and family gatherings. You are the kindest, sweetest and most loving baby sister anybody could ever have.

With love,
your brother, Ray

Maria Knight

May 1, 2013

Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

Much love,
Tom and Maria

Christina and Staff at FDA McLeod Mortuary

April 30, 2013

Take comfort in knowing that now you have a special guardian angel to watch over you.